Termination Guidelines
In what situations will my employment be terminated?
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While not intended to be an all-inclusive list, the examples below represent behavior that is considered unacceptable in the workplace. Behaviors such as these, as well as other forms of misconduct may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment:

Using one’s position in the Company or knowledge of its affairs for personal gains;

Actual or attempted theft or inappropriate removal/possession of property that does not belong to you;

Falsification of timekeeping records or failure to accurately check in and out for shifts and breaks;

Stopping work or leaving the workplace before a scheduled break of end of your shift without Client approval;

Possession, distribution, sale, transfer, or use of alcohol or illicit drugs in the workplace

Fighting or threatening violence in the workplace;

Boisterous or disruptive activity in the workplace, including “horseplay”;

Negligence or improper conduct leading to damage of Company-owned or Client-owned property;

Insubordination, failure to follow a lawful work direction, or other disrespectful conduct;

Violation of safety or health rules;

Smoking in the workplace; 

Sexual or other unlawful or unwelcome harassment; 

Excessive absenteeism or any failure to report for a scheduled work shift without notice or excuse (“no call/no show”);

Unauthorized use of telephones, computers, or other Company or Client owned equipment; 

Unauthorized disclosure of any confidential information; 

Or any violation of any provision of the ShiftMed Caregiver Employee handbook.

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